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Mexer Champion Fant
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Birth: May 25, 1875
Death: Sep. 14, 1928

Daughter of Littleberry Champion.
"Chattahoochee Valley Times" - September 19, 1928:

Mexer C. Fant.

On Friday morning at 6:00 a.m., September 14th, 1928, the death angel visited the home of Ben Fant and took from their midst a beloved and devoted wife and mother. She was a resident of the suburb of Lanett, Ala., having moved there about one year ago. She formerly lived near LaFayette, Ala. She was a Christian mother and was very much devoted to her home and children. She had made a hard fight to help raise her children, who so dearly loved her and were always ready to respond to her every need. She was 53 years of age, was borned and raised near Wadley, Ala. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Champion.
Surviving her were her husband, Ben Fant, nine children, 5 grandchildren. The children were E. L. and J. E. Fant, of LaFayette, Ala., Mrs. Lena Duffey, of Shawmut, Ala.; Fermon Fant, of LaGrange, Ga.; Lee, M. J. and Joe Fant was with her and also two girls, Cenus and Doris Fant. She ws laid to rest in the Shawmut Cemetery. Rev. Bob Crowder and Rev. Nelson, officiating. The pall bearers were her six boys, E. L., Jose, Fermon, Lee, M.J. and Joe Fant.
Johnson & Co., of Langdale, Ala, were the undertakers in charge.
Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church at Shawmut Saturday, Sept. 15, 1928.
Alabama Deaths and Burials Index.

Name:Mexer Champion Fant
Birth Date: abt 1875
Birth Place: Alabama
Death Date: 14 Sep 1928
Death Place: West Point, Chambers, Alabama
Burial Date: 15 Sep 1928
Cemetery Name: Shawmut
Death Age: 53
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Female
Father Name: L. B. Champion
Father Birth Place: Alabama
Mother Name: Elmira Simmons
Mother Birth Place: Alabama
Spouse Name: B. F. Fant
FHL Film Number: 1908457
1880 Tallapoosa County, (Daviston) AL Census:


L. B. Champion 29M Farmer Born AL
Elmira E. Champion 27F Wife Keeping House Born GA
Walton C. Champion 10M Son Farm Laborer Born AL
Lilian F. Champion 7F Daughter Born AL
Marion A. Champion 6/12M Son Born AL
Family links: 
  Littleberry Champion (1849 - 1916)
  Elmira Simmons Champion (1853 - 1923)
  Benjamin Franklin Fant (1871 - 1943)
  Ellis Littleberry Fant (1893 - 1977)*
  James Ephraim Fant (1895 - 1950)*
  Woodson Fant (1902 - 1918)*
  Furman J. Fant (1909 - 2001)*
  Lee J. Fant (1910 - 1974)*
  Joe B Fant (1918 - 2004)*
  Walter Curtis Champion (1869 - 1936)*
  Mexer Champion Fant (1875 - 1928)
  Marion Autrey Champion (1879 - 1959)*
  Artis Cleveland Champion (1884 - 1939)*
  Claud Green Champion (1896 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
Shawmut Cemetery
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Churchwell
Record added: Aug 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40823388
Mexer <i>Champion</i> Fant
Added by: Bennie Gross
Mexer <i>Champion</i> Fant
Added by: Bennie Gross
Mexer <i>Champion</i> Fant
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 Added: Aug. 30, 2009

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